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California Seeks Federal Money for Levee System

A view of the Sacramento River and Sacramento's Pocket neighborhood as seen from the levee that divides them. Flood control experts say this neighborhood would look like the Lower Ninth Ward in New Orleans if this levee fails.
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A view of the Sacramento River and Sacramento's Pocket neighborhood as seen from the levee that divides them. Flood control experts say this neighborhood would look like the Lower Ninth Ward in New Orleans if this levee fails.

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Tamara Keith has been a White House correspondent for NPR since 2014 and co-hosts the NPR Politics Podcast, the top political news podcast in America. Keith has chronicled the Trump administration from day one, putting this unorthodox presidency in context for NPR listeners, from early morning tweets to executive orders and investigations. She covered the final two years of the Obama presidency, and during the 2016 presidential campaign she was assigned to cover Hillary Clinton. In 2018, Keith was elected to serve on the board of the White House Correspondents' Association.
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